2 die in W. Virginia mine cave-in

Workers were trapped; operation cited as ‘pattern violator’

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:32 a.m.

The entrance to Brody Mine No.1 in Wharton, W.Va., is closed on Tuesday. Two workers died after a cave-in at the mine Monday night.

Two people were killed late Monday after being trapped in a collapse in a coal mine in Wharton, W.Va., the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the mine's operator said Tuesday.

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